Before It Was Hacked, Equifax Had a Different Fear: Chinese Spying

Wall Street Journal, Sept. 12, 2018–Aruna Viswanatha, Kate O’Keefe (subscription)
Two years before Equifax Inc. stunned the world with the announcement it had been hacked, the credit-reporting company believed it was the victim of another theft, only this time at the hands of Chinese spies, according to people familiar with the matter.